ADL Honors Industry Leaders Ghaznavi, Chupka, Grossman
The Anti-Defamation League recently hosted its annual National Consumer Technology Tribute at Cipriani’s in New York City. The group presented Babak Ghaznavi, president and CEO of Paul’s TV with its American Heritage Award; Karen Chupka, CEA’s senior vice president of events and conferences, with the Torch of Liberty Award; and Mindy Grossman, CEO of HSN, with the Patricia Rienzi Legacy Award. Here are some highlights from the night (Text and photos by Jeff O’Heir)
CEA’s Karen Chupka receives the ADL’s Torch of Liberty Award.
Paul's TV’s Babak Ghaznavi accepts the American Heritage Award.
HSN’s Mindy Grossman receives the Patricia Rienzi Legacy Award.
Bell’O’s Marc Sculler and Bob LaScala
Nationwide Marketing’s Elly Valas and Jeannette Howe, with Paradigm’s Jack George
Morgan Milosevich and Gary Palenbaum of Synnex
New Age’s Adam Carroll and his wife Susan, along with Nicole and Jason Michaels
Fred Towns of New Age Electronics and his wife Eve
AnneMarie McDonald and CEA’s Jason Oxman, with Glenda and Bob MacMullin, CEA’s CFO
Best Buy’s Mike Vitelli and his wife Jodi, with their son Daniel and Amanda Harthausen
Audiovox's Pat Lavelle and his wife Patty, along with Dr. Susan Malinowski and CEA’s Gary Shapiro
Pat and Mike Fasulo of Sony
HSN’s Adam Marland, Felicia Morley and Dan Saginario
Mitsubishi’s Frank DeMartin and Max Wasinger
Sanyo’s Paul D’Arcy and CEA’s Jack Wayman
Sirius XM’s Hasib Mohammed and Holly Salk flank Stephen Bouikidis of NetReach.